BRUSH MOUNTAIN MEDIA, LLC
Brush Mountain Media, LLC, founded by Mark Frederick, offers a variety of multimedia work to a diverse consumer base. Mark can tailor his expertise to fit your needs and fulfill your vision, whether it be a simple drawing or a complex video shoot.
For video production, Mark teams up with his trusty consultant, Sam Smith, in delivering vibrant visuals and crisp audio. Sam's impressive expertise in audio accompanies Mark's ability to shoot video quite well. Feel free to read over their biographies below to learn more about their own individual projects.
Our lengthy list of services can be found at the bottom of the page. Message us via the contact form if interested in a certain service, pricing or if you want to collaborate on a project. Your messages will be answered as quickly as possible. Thank you again for your interest in Brush Mountain Media.
Mark Frederick graduated from Penn State Altoona with a bachelor's degree in Communications and a minor in History. He made the Dean’s List all eight semesters and concluded his college career with a 3.8 GPA (Lambda Pi Eta). Mark’s primary passion is filmmaking, but he also enjoys photography, graphic design, website building and writing. Mark combines history and film often.
Mark interned at the Baker Mansion History Museum in his hometown of Altoona, PA. While employed for this non-profit, it was his responsibility to create exhibit films, manage social media, design the website and photograph events. Mark also interned at WPSU Penn State, a PBS-affiliate station in State College, PA, helping them create a documentary about the Vietnam War. He contributed content to their interactive website and social media platforms. Mark currently works there as a Production Assistant, filming shows, documentaries and events.
Mark has also freelanced for the Collegiate Review, The Altoona Mirror and The Morrisons Cove Herald. He was active in Penn State Altoona's Environmentalist Coalition, Young Global Speakers and the History Society, often creating and designing posters and handouts. Mark also served as the Managing Editor for the university's online multimedia magazine, Livewire. In his spare time he enjoys cinema, artwork, photography, traveling and reenacting with the Furious Fourth Living History Group, an educational organization that he co-founded in 2013.
Sam Smith graduated from Penn State Altoona with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a minor in Music Technologies. He concluded his college career with a 3.2 GPA. Sam's main expertise is audio technology, but he is also quite knowledgeable in video editing. With a total of six published pieces on a wide-variety of digital stores, Sam has emerged as a musician entrepreneur.
Sam’s skill with audio grew from his love of music. He not only records musicians performing, but creates his own compositions with audio equipment and software that he has come to know quite well. This growing passion inspired him to create his own business which now accepts musicians and bands as clients. Whenever possible, Sam and his recording studio teams up with Brush Mountain Media in producing advertisements, music videos, event reels, documentaries, and other high-quality video productions for a diverse client base.
As a Console Operator at The Pennsylvania State University’s Bryce Jordan Center, Sam controls the sound board; keeping audio levels normal from one video to the next, utilizing faders and gain knobs and making sure wireless mics are turned on and off when needed. With every shift and project, he demonstrates his ability to keep audio as clean as possible through the use of microphones, equalization and audio plug-ins. He now also works as a Production Assistant at WPSU Penn State, capturing clear audio for a variety of projects and productions.
- Advertisements & Posters
- Art & Illustrations
- Brochures & Handouts
- Graphics & Logos
- Website Building
- Birthday Bashes
- Holiday Cards
- Photo Restoration
- School Portraits
- Graphics & Posters
- Outreach & Management
- Promotional Videos
- Specialized Photography